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Ri Boku Army
Ri Boku Army portrait
Group Information
Status Active
Leader Ri Boku
State Zhao
Location Inner Zhao
Professional Information
Affiliates Zhao Military
Goal(s) Stop the Qin Invasion in Zhao
Prominent Personnels
Great General(s) Ri Boku
Hou Ken
General(s) Ba Nan Ji
Shun Sui Ju
Commander(s) Kaine
Fu Tei
Appearance
Manga Debut Chapter 135
Anime Debut Episode 29
The Ri Boku Army is an army led by one of the Three Great Heavens of Zhao Ri Boku.

HistoryEdit

Ri Boku is a Great General from Zhao, before he made a name for himself he was mostly known for subdueing the Xiongnu threat to the north which constantly raids the northern part of Zhao, which no other general could. While serving at the region of Ganmon, the Ri Boku army's cavalry had acquired horsemanship of an equal level to the Northen horseman tribes. This skill would prove to be a huge advantage in future battles.

StoryEdit

Battle of Bayou ArcEdit

Ri Boku's army was introduced during Zhao's invasion in Qin. While remaining in the shadows at first, when the Zhao army was about to be attacked by both sides and seemed cornered, the Ri Boku army appeared and attacked Ou Ki's army from the rear, revealing that the great general Ri Boku was the mastermind behind the invasion all along.

Coalition Invasion ArcEdit

Battle of Kankoku Pass Edit

After setting the initiative for the creation of the coalition army, Ri Boku set his army at the far left part of the battlefield, right against the army of general Duke Hyou. On the night of the 15th day, Ri Boku, seemingly frustrated by Chu's failure, took his army and departed from headquarters.

Battle of SaiEdit

It was later revealed that Ri Boku had been sending portions of his army each day through a secret mountain passage that lead to the middle of the southern pass to Kanyou. After joining his army himself, Ri Boku conquered city after city in his path reaching closer and closer to his goal, the Qin capital. However, Duke Hyou's instinct leads him to follow Ri Boku and he managed to meet his army just before they reached Kanyou. The Qin then rallied a last stand in the city of Sai, where even the Ei Sei, the king of Qin joined the fighting. The Ri Boku army had to besiege Sai, in order to destroy Qin completely. But their siege ring was broken by the mountain people, that came to aid Qin. The Ri Boku army had to retreat.

Western Zhao Invasion Arc Edit

He led the defense of Western Zhao. He tried to request King Tou Jou to reinforce him with the Kantan army but rebuffed. He instead takes Shun Sui Ju to command Ryouyou's defense with the city forces. While he led the Atsuyo defense.

Battle at Shukai PlainsEdit

He divided his army into fronts: Ki Sui Army under Ki SuiKin Mou and Ba Nan Ji on the left, Gyou'un, Chou Ga Ryuu and Gaku Ei on the right, and himself on center.

He sent his trusted adjutant Shun Sui Ju and Kou Son Ryuu to assist Rozo and Quanrong against Yo Tan Wa Army and Heki Army.


Both groups lost many of their men. However, the deaths of Rozo and Hou Ken were the final nail in the coffin. King Tou Jou, commanded Ri Boku's arrest. The Ri Boku army, however, didn't take this light, and as a result, they dispersed towards Kantan after learning of their leader's arrest.

AftermathEdit

They launched attacks against Tou Jou's loyalists in order to rescue their leader, but in many cases, they were set up by the loyalists.

AchievementsEdit

  • Victory over the Xiongnu tribe, 100 000 Xiongnu warriors are killed in action.
  • Victory in the Zhao-Qin invasions, slew great general Ou Ki.
  • Victory in a huge battle against the state of Yan, taking the nigh impregnable cities of Busui and Castle Hau.
  • Victory over the Yan army, slew great general Geki Shin.
  • Laid waste to many Qin cities in the coalition war, slew great general Duke Hyou.

PersonnelEdit

LeaderEdit

Ri Boku
Ri Boku
Great General
Zhao's Three Great Heavens

Great Generals Edit

Hou Ken portrait
Hou Ken
Great General
Zhao's Three Great Heavens
Slain by Shin

GeneralsEdit

Current Edit

Shun Sui ju
Shun Sui Ju
Deputy
Ba Nan Ji
Ba Nan Ji
Deputy
Earl Rai
Earl Rai
Deputy

Former Edit

Kei Sha portrait
Kei Sha
Deputy
Slain by Shin
Shin Sei Jou portrait
Shin Sei Jou
Deputy
Slain by Ba Jio
No image
Son Sei †
Slain by Yo Tan Wa Army
Gakuei portrait
Gaku Ei
Deputy of Kei Sha
Slain by Shin
Kinmou portrait
Kin Mou
Deputy of Kei Sha
Slain by Sou Tan
Earl Kou
Earl Kou
Deputy
Slain by Shi Ryou

CommandersEdit

Kaine portrait
Kaine
3000-Man Commander
Elite Cavalry unit commander
Fu Tei portrait
Gi Ka
Souha portrait
Sou Ha
lower adjutant
Getsu Bou
Getsu Bou
Ba Nan Ji Army
No image
Duke Ren †
Kei Sha's Elite Unit
Slain by Zenou Clan
Kougetsu
Ko Getsu †
Kin Mou Army
Presumably slain by Hi Shin Unit
Tagetsu
Ta Getsu †
Kin Mou Army
Presumably slain by Hi Shin Unit
Chiku Shin
Chiku Shin †
Kin Mou Army
Slain by Hi Shin Unit
No image
Earl Haku
Koutou
Kou Tou †
Fu Tei Unit
Slain by Gaku Ka Unit
No image
Ro Shin
Kin Mou Army
No image
Chou Gaku
Kin Mou Army
No image
Shou Ji
No image
Jou Fu
No image
Sa Tou
No image
Sen
Earl Rai Army
No image
Ko A
Earl Rai Army
No image
Ko Kin
Earl Rai Army

SoldiersEdit

Ban Riku portrait
Ban Riku †
Kaku Jou portrait
Kaku Jou †
Kon Jin
Kon Jin
Kaine Unit
Tai Go
Tai Go
Denko
Den Ko
Kei fu
Kei Fu †
Kin Mou Army
Ro Shin Unit
Slain by Sou Jin
Chou kan
Chou Kan †
Kin Mou Army
Ro Shin Unit
Slain by Sou Tan

Situational MembersEdit

ForcesEdit

Armies Edit

Kei Sha Army portrait
Kei Sha Army
40 000 soldiers
(defunct)
Ba Nan Ji sets off
Ba Nan Ji Army
10 000 soldiers
Earl Rai Army
Earl Rai Army
10 000 soldiers
Earl Kou Army
Earl Kou Army
10 000 soldiers
(defunct)

Units Edit

Fu Tei Elite Unit
Fu Tei Unit
3000-man Unit
Kaine Elite Unit
Kaine Unit
3000-man Elite Unit
Bi Hei confronted by Kei Sha
Kei Sha's Elite Unit
SSJ unit
Shun Sui Ju Cavalry Unit
No image
Gafu Unit
Ba Nan Ji Army
No image
Den Kan Unit
No image
Kai Unit
Destroyed by Duke Hyou Army
No image
Chou Bi Unit
No image
Chou Hatsu Unit
No image
Bashi Unit
No image
Kaku Unit
Earl Rai Army
Roshin unit
Ro Shin Unit
Kin Mou Army

AbilitiesEdit

Due to the fierce clashes between the northern Xiongnu tribes in that region, their cavalry acquired horsemanship of an equal level to the Xiongnu.

All the officers in the army are well educated in warfare and capable of quickly reading the enemy's formations and reacting accordingly even without Ri Boku's command. The army is also capable of performing advanced military formations like Ryuudou and Great Crane Formation. 


After the encounter with Duke Hyou, Ri Boku was able to deconstruct and decipher the mechanism of how instinctual types commanders wage war. He then hammered that knowledge into the strategical type soldiers under his command. Emerging from that crucible was a new hybrid army, one that combined the strengths of both the strategical and instinctual.

GalleryEdit

Hou Ken Army portrait
Hou Ken leads a portion of Ri Bokus army against Yan
Riboku army portrait
Ri Boku leading the detachment force of the coalition army
Siege of Sai
The detachment force besieging Sai
Shin Sei Jou slayed by Bajio
Shin Sei Jou slain by Ba Jio while covering the retreat of the detachment force
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